Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

World / Politics May 27, 2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil

Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who rode a ...

Brazil bans labs from food inspections amid BRF scandal

Business May 23, 2019

Brazil bans labs from food inspections amid BRF scandal

Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official government gazette on Wednesday. The three laboratories run by Merieux NutriSciences Corp. ...